Philippines

Pacquiao bats for pro-poor measures as campaign ends

By Lade Jean Kabagani  Presidential aspirant Senator Manny Pacquaio (Photo courtesy of Team Pacquiao) MANILA – Senator Manny Pacquaio ended his campaign in his hometown General Santos City on Saturday the way he started it: Reiterating his presidency will be pro-poor. During his miting de avance, he said the country’s tax measures must be reformed to help … Continue reading

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Pacquiao emerges as dark horse in May 9 polls: campaign manager

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  Presidential candidate, Senator Manny Pacquiao (PNA file photo) MANILA – Presidential bet Senator Manny Pacquiao’s rank in the latest Pulse Asia survey positions him as the “dark horse” in the upcoming national polls, his camp said Wednesday. “My thought has always been that we are the dark horse in this 2022 elections. … Continue reading

Philippines

‘There’s a presidential aspirant who used cocaine’: Duterte

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday claimed that there is a presidential candidate in the May 9, 2022 national elections who is a cocaine user. Duterte made the revelation in a speech delivered in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, as he reiterated his vow … Continue reading

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Pacquiao files COC for president; names Atienza as running mate

By Ferdinand Patinio   Former Manila mayor Lito Atienza (left) and Senator Manny Pacquiao (right). (PNA photo by Ferdinand Patinio) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Manny Pacquiao was the first aspirant to file a certificate of candidacy (COC) for president at the Sofitel Harbor Garden Tents in Pasay City on Friday. The senator also named his running … Continue reading

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Pacquiao retires from boxing

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao (Photo from Pacquiao’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Manny Pacquiao, the only eight-division champion in boxing history, has officially called it a career in boxing after announcing his retirement from the sport on Wednesday. In a 14-minute video, the 42-year-old Pacquiao said “goodbye boxing,” signaling an … Continue reading

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Pacquiao fails to reclaim WBA title after bowing to Cuban fighter; Promoter says old moves no longer there

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Manny Pacquiao failed to reclaim the World Boxing Association welterweight title that was stripped away from him after falling prey to Cuban pug Yordenis Ugas in their showdown at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Philippine Time). In a battle … Continue reading

UMAC Cargo, Benjie Lindo Live to co-host Pacman PPV
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UMAC Cargo, Benjie Lindo Live to co-host Pacman PPV

UMAC Cargo Edmonton and Benjie Lindo Live Updates will jointly host a PPV of Manny Pacquiao’s fight on Saturday night, starting at 6. Co-organizer Benjie Lindo made the announcement on Friday. “Suportahan natin ang ating Pambansang Kamao,” said Lindo. Pacquiao will face Yordenis Ugas of Cuba, who replaced his original opponent, American Errol Spence. Continue reading

Philippines

DSWD says Pacman may have confused his data

By Christine Cudis   NO MISUSE. Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Bautista answers the missing fund allegation of Senator Manny Pacquiao during the Palace online press briefing on Monday (July 5, 2021). Bautista said the Social Amelioration Program funds are all accounted for. (Screengrab) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– StarPay, one of the financial service providers (FSPs) of the … Continue reading

Philippines

No corruption complaint vs. DOH: DOJ

By Benjamin Pulta   Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Wednesday said contrary to assertions made by Senator Manny Pacquiao, there are no complaints against the Department of Health’s (DOH) handling of finances arising from the government’s coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) response that were filed before the Task Force … Continue reading